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Sculptor Finds Beauty in Mathi
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Susan Logue
November 30, 2012 1:27 PM
Mathematics has always played a key role in the arts. During Europe's Renaissance, artists like Leonardo DaVinci recognized math's importance in painting and the ancient Greeks investigated musical scales in terms of numerical ratios. Today, math is an important component of digital graphics and animation. And for some artists, it is the inspiration and subject of their work. VOA's Susan Logue reports.

Sculptor Finds Beauty in Math

Susan Logue

Published November 30, 2012

Mathematics has always played a key role in the arts. During Europe's Renaissance, artists like Leonardo DaVinci recognized math's importance in painting and the ancient Greeks investigated musical scales in terms of numerical ratios. Today, math is an important component of digital graphics and animation. And for some artists, it is the inspiration and subject of their work. VOA's Susan Logue reports.


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